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How SMEs can prepare for winter
June 09, 2022

The cold is right on our doorstep, which means it’s time to prepare for more nights in, more load shedding and the return of the winter sale. While many businesses can thrive during the winter, others are planning innovative ways to stay above water. Whether you’re going off the grid, finding ways to keep customers…

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Four things you need to know before starting a small business
May 12, 2022

Starting a business is one of the scariest, yet most rewarding things a person can do. You’re about to walk into a world that requires resilience among the journey’s twists and turns, agility when faced with unexpected changes, and gratitude for the small defeats that ultimately lead to success. Luckily, you’re not the only one…

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The importance of keeping staff and keeping staff happy in a modern SME
March 16, 2022

It isn’t difficult to find a slew of quotes from the biggest business owners in the world about the importance of keeping staff and keeping them happy in order to grow a successful business, but you might be asking yourself “Why?”.  Why is it considered so important to retain good staff and have them as…

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4 Of the most common challenges facing SA entrepreneurs & how to overcome them
December 15, 2021

It’s not something exclusive to our shores (especially these days unfortunately), as across the world many small businesses struggle to get going and stay going, but stats show that most South African startups aren’t able to keep the doors open past the three-year mark.  Like in many new businesses around the world, most South African…

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Business trends to look out for in 2022
December 15, 2021

2021 is just about a thing of the past and while we could reflect on all that’s happened in the last 12 months (let alone the last 24), we chose to rather look ahead. And indeed you can’t have one without the other, our past defines our future and the two are inextricably linked –…

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5 Things SMEs Should Do To Prepare For The End Of The Year
November 05, 2021

As we approach the business-end of another year, many of us will be looking forward to a good break spent with friends and family, taking the time to recharge and refresh in preparation to do it all again next year. But if you’re the owner of an SME, or any business, there are a few…

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4 benefits to owning your own business
September 30, 2021

Starting your own business can be two very different things: rewarding and scary, but when you really think about it, if your service offering is thought out and something that consumers will want and come to you for, then history shows us that the rewards far outweigh the risks.  And what are some of those…

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4 Ways to keep your business website fresh and modern
September 08, 2021

Even before the world knew what COVID-19 or the Novel Coronavirus was, the shift to conducting business digitally or online was well underway. Since the tech bubble burst way back when and the dotcom revolution became old hat we have been steadily moving towards a digitally connected world, a world wide web.  And what comes…

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